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Roger Federer receives twin nominations for 2018 Laureus Awards

Roger Federer receives twin nominations for 2018 Laureus Awards

Tennis superstar Roger Federer received double nomination as an impressive collection of the greatest men, women and teams in sports were selected for the 2018 Laureus World Sports Awards to be held here on February 27.

Jan 16, 2018, 19:55 PM IST
Roger Federer urges fellow players to embrace the media

Roger Federer urges fellow players to embrace the media

Roger Federer has urged his fellow professionals to act themselves and not as robots during media interviews to keep tennis interesting for the sporting public. 

Jan 16, 2018, 19:37 PM IST
Australian Open: Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic take control in Melbourne

Australian Open: Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic take control in Melbourne

Flawless Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic stamped their mark on the Australian Open on Tuesday with focused former champion Maria Sharapova also successfully negotiating the first round after her drug ban.

Jan 16, 2018, 17:10 PM IST
Australian Open: Roger Federer breezes through opener in Melbourne

Australian Open: Roger Federer breezes through opener in Melbourne

Defending champion Roger Federer got quickly into his majestic stride with a straight-sets win over Slovenian Aljaz Bedene in his opening match at the Australian Open on Tuesday.

Jan 16, 2018, 15:48 PM IST
Australian Open: Ken Rosewall's 'good luck' letters to Roger Federer

Australian Open: Ken Rosewall's 'good luck' letters to Roger Federer

At every Australian Open tennis great Ken Rosewall writes a heartfelt letter and leaves it for Roger Federer in the players' locker room.

Jan 15, 2018, 14:45 PM IST
Australian Open: Roger Federer says he should not be favourite at 36

Australian Open: Roger Federer says he should not be favourite at 36

Roger Federer says a 36-year-old should not really be considered a favourite for the Australian Open, although when the man in question is himself, no one was taking him seriously.

Jan 14, 2018, 13:28 PM IST
Ahead of Australian Open, Roger Federer believes Kyrgios is doing the right things

Ahead of Australian Open, Roger Federer believes Kyrgios is doing the right things

Defending champion Roger Federer sees temperamental Australian Nick Kyrgios as a threat at the Australian Open -- if he can keep his focus.

Jan 13, 2018, 17:16 PM IST
Roger Federer to open Australia Open against Aljaz Bedene

Roger Federer to open Australia Open against Aljaz Bedene

Roger Federer will open his Australian Open title defence against Slovenian Aljaz Bedene next week, while top seed Rafa Nadal, the losing finalist last year, was paired with Dominican Victor Estrella Burgos at the draw on Thursday.

Jan 11, 2018, 16:05 PM IST
Roger Federer eyes 20th Grand Slam in an uncertain Australia Open field

Roger Federer eyes 20th Grand Slam in an uncertain Australia Open field

For good reason, a two-week grand slam can be described as a 'last man standing' marathon of mental and physical endurance, which makes Roger Federer's haul of 19 all the more incredible.

Jan 09, 2018, 16:35 PM IST
 Federer leads Switzerland to third Hopman Cup title

Federer leads Switzerland to third Hopman Cup title

It was Federer's second Hopman Cup triumph after victory in 2001 alongside then world number one Martina Hingis. 

Jan 06, 2018, 20:55 PM IST
Sharp Roger Federer gives Switzerland winning start at Hopman Cup

Sharp Roger Federer gives Switzerland winning start at Hopman Cup

Roger Federer dismissed Japan’s Yuichi Sugita 6-4, 6-3 in just over an hour on Saturday.

Dec 30, 2017, 19:06 PM IST
Two decades of Roger Federer, and still going strong

Two decades of Roger Federer, and still going strong

In the gone year, Federer took his Grand Slam tally to 19 with a fifth Australian Open title and a record eighth Wimbledon. He will embark upon his 21st professional season with the Hopman Cup in Perth.

Dec 29, 2017, 14:31 PM IST
Roger Federer plans to keep expectations in check for 2018

Roger Federer plans to keep expectations in check for 2018

“I’ve got to try and keep it cool. Try my best and see what happens but the preparation has been good so far. We’ll see how things go,” Federer said.

Dec 28, 2017, 13:27 PM IST
Written off as dead men walking, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal shine in 2017

Written off as dead men walking, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal shine in 2017

Evergreen Federer, who will turn 37 in 2018, and Nadal, 32 in June next year, split the four Grand Slams in 2017 between themselves. 

Dec 26, 2017, 09:40 AM IST
Marat Safin believes something is 'wrong' with tennis

Marat Safin believes something is 'wrong' with tennis

Safin added that earlier, players used to win tournaments at an early age of 16 or 17, but now, players become pro only after the age of 25.

Dec 03, 2017, 00:28 AM IST
Rafael Nadal continues to lead ATP rankings

Rafael Nadal continues to lead ATP rankings

Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov, who on Sunday defeated Belgian David Goffin 7-5 4-6 6-3 to win the ATP Finals title at London's O2 Arena, jumped to the third spot.

Nov 20, 2017, 20:15 PM IST
Grigor Dimitrov beats David Goffin, becomes first debutant to win ATP Finals

Grigor Dimitrov beats David Goffin, becomes first debutant to win ATP Finals

The Bulgarian will climb to third in the rankings behind only Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer as he begins to deliver decisively on his rich promise as a youngster.

Nov 20, 2017, 10:10 AM IST
David Goffin shocks Roger Federer, faces Grigor Dimitrov in ATP Finals decider

David Goffin shocks Roger Federer, faces Grigor Dimitrov in ATP Finals decider

Goffin will be hoping for a different outcome from the round-robin meeting earlier in the week, which Dimitrov won 6-0, 6-2.

Nov 19, 2017, 09:37 AM IST
Roger Federer expects great things from returning trio

Roger Federer expects great things from returning trio

Rafael Nadal also made an astonishing comeback from an injury-plagued 2016 to win the French and U.S. Open titles.

Nov 18, 2017, 23:36 PM IST
David Goffin shocks Roger Federer to reach final at ATP Finals

David Goffin shocks Roger Federer to reach final at ATP Finals

Federer, who has won the ATP Finals six times, in Houston, Shanghai and London, has enjoyed a remarkable 2017 season after a long layoff in 2016.

Nov 18, 2017, 22:14 PM IST